Webinar | How to Make Video Content for Social Media with a Mobile Phone

Simon Mills talks about how visual artists can use film to tell their story and showcase their work. He talks about where to start and what to film. He gives tips and examples of how you can go about making your own films easily.

How video can tell your story and:

  • Help you get noticed and build interest in your work
  • Connect you to your audience and potential customers
  • Show your process and how much time and work goes into your making practice

Types of film to showcase your work

  • Short clips
  • Instagram stories
  • Process films
  • Interviews
  • Longer films
  • Examples of artists who use film well

Practical tips

  • How to get the most from your camera phone
  • Organising your files
  • Understanding and adjusting exposure on your phone
  • Software for editing
  • Editing tips

Tutor: Simon Mills is a Belfast based documentary photographer. As well as exploring making processes and communities, his work also examines land use and our changing relationship with the landscape.


Recorded on 22 June 2021.

This event is supported by Ards and North Down Arts Office

Please note: The information presented in the webinar was correct at the time of recording. However, the relevance of the content may change over time as guidance, and other amendments are applied to practice in this area. Contemporaneous guidelines or advice should always be sought by any individual.

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